"I have had the joy of participating in organizational improvements all over the globe, including efforts in three provinces, 38 states, and 15 countries.
Matt offers his students a unique teaching perspective, combining 25 years of organizational operations management experience and 27 years of church leadership. He currently serves as the pastor of a small church north of Arlington, WA. Matt continues to occasionally consult with organizations, centering on layout and flow, process improvements, and human resource development.
Research & Scholarship
- Doctorate in Ministry Leadership, Harvest Mission College (Dissertation: The Lean Church)
- MBA,Western Governors University
- B.A. in Communication Arts and Interpersonal Communication (double major), George Fox University
Dockstader, C., & Simonis, M. (2017). The Roadmap: A Guide to Understanding the Bible. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.
Simonis, M. (2020). The Lean Church: Maximizing What God Has Given You For Achieving Solid Growth. Independently published.
Simonis, M. (2013). Are We Making Sense at Church? CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Simonis, M. (2013). Who Ate the Socks? (The Formative Years). CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.
Simonis, M. (2012). Is Your Church Ready?: A Common Sense Approach to Church Disaster Preparedness. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.
Simonis, M. (2011). Making Sense: A guide to simplifying your communication so you can improve your bottom line, whether at home or business. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.
LDRS 220 Leading With Numbers
LDRS 440 Developing Admin Competence
PMPP 201 Intro to Project Management
PMPP 302 Project Scope Management
PMPP 303 Project Risk Management
PMPP 304 Philsphy:Princ & Prac of Qlty Mgmnt
PMPP 305 Human Resource Comm & Procurement
PMPP 401 PMPP Certification
PMPP 402 PMPP Practicum